Lapemis curtus   (Shaw, 1802)

Hardwicke's spine-bellied seasnake

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 74990).  Tropical; 49°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 55.8, range 33 - 113 cm Max length : 128 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352); common length : 100.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters. Ovoviviparous. Feeds on fish (Ref. 801).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gritis, P. and H.K. Voris. 1990. (Ref. 82760)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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Ecology
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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.6 - 29.2, mean 28.4 (based on 3226 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (35 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown